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Why Using SMS Texting in the Classroom can be a Great Idea – Education Article

Teaching has changed in the last years. Students are more involved in their own learning, having the necessary space to discover solutions. Professors, on the other hand, are able to do things that were not possible before, such as going on virtual trips, sharing content online, and engaging with social media. Allowing the use of technology in the classroom can encourage active learning, producing new understanding and knowledge, inquiry, and, last but not least, exploration. One of these technologies is…

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Bridging the Gap: Graphic Novels and Reluctant Readers – Education Article

We live in a visual world where content, including educational content, is often consumed visually in the form of infographics, short videos, and yes, comics. It’s no secret that graphic novels and comics are increasingly popular among young readers. Many readers step from “I Can Read” chapter books that include pictures to popular diary fiction and more complex graphic novels. Graphic novels fill the gap that leads to the unillustrated chapter books that students will study throughout their education. Discounting…

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Prepare Your Students to Recognize Disinformation With the “Bad News” Game – Education Article

Game Hopes to Inoculate Kids Against Disinformation as They Build Their Own Fake News Empire As much of a fan as I am of the many wonderful things the Internet and World Wide Web have made possible, I am equally disheartened by the various downsides of this invasive digital realm. Cyber attacks, malware, misinformation, astroturfing, cyber bullying, social media driven anxiety and depression, and so on. This stuff bums me out. Sometimes when I get frustrated with the bad stuff,…

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